Allowing religious gay marriages will avoid human rights challenges – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted December 7th, 2012 in equality, homosexuality, human rights, marriage, news by sally

“The Prime Minister has announced his support for gay marriage in religious institutions. Having already said, memorably, that ‘I don’t support gay marriage in spite of being a conservative. I support gay marriage because I am a conservative’, he has now gone a step further and argued that gay couples should be able to marry on religious premises. But, he also made clear, ‘if there is any church or any synagogue or any mosque that doesn’t want to have a gay marriage it will not, absolutely must not, be forced to hold it’.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 7th December 2012